a metallic tapping sound
"he counted the ticks of the clock"
any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
check mark, check, tick(noun)
a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.
"as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
impediment, baulk, cheque, stay, confirmation, bridle, ticking, hitch, chip, handicap, assay, stoppage, balk, check, check-out procedure, bank check, tab, chit, curb, halt, deterrent, check mark, hinderance, hindrance, substantiation, stop, arrest, verification, checkout
a light mattress
make a clicking or ticking sound
"The clock ticked away"
click, penetrate, dawn, beat, flick, get through, sink in, mark, come home, check, chatter, check off, ticktack, retick, snap, tick off, clack, cluck, get across, fall into place, mark off, ticktock
tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat(verb)
make a sound like a clock or a timer
"the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
baffle, exhaust, get, circumvent, stick, crush, vanquish, mark, mystify, flummox, retick, outwit, nonplus, trounce, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, perplex, beat out, gravel, thump, check off, ticktack, outsmart, amaze, beat, thrum, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, check, click, pound, mark off, work over, pulsate, overreach, bewilder, tucker, vex, stupefy, wash up, outfox, tick off, pose, scramble, shell
"tick a mattress"
check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick(verb)
put a check mark on or near or next to
"Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
ensure, hold in, jibe, tick off, label, fit, gibe, chequer, hold, moderate, distinguish, learn, checker, mark off, ticktack, stop, pock, condition, assure, nock, tally, beat, scar, suss out, check off, check over, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, retick, tag, check, train, arrest, hold back, click, set, stigmatize, find out, see, discipline, stigmatise, grade, pit, cross out, denounce, mark out, correspond, score, curb, punctuate, notice, check into, contain, strike off, strike out, determine, see to it, retard, crack, turn back, watch, brand, differentiate, break, cross off, agree, ticktock, check out, go over, note, commemorate, delay
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One of the things that makes Rory special is he's not a Nick Faldo-kind of personality, obsessive with the game, an incredibly hard practicer, focused 24/7, that's not his dynamic, that's not what makes him tick as a golfer, he's much more creative, much more inspirational and that's what makes him so exciting as a player. What he does off the course gives him that energy, that freshness, to play that way.
I’ve always been curious about what makes people tick, what motivates behavior, and why we do the things we do, Aaron told me. After she completed graduate school at Columbia and went into marketing, she became what she calls a defacto translator between academia and the real world. I started my consulting practice shortly thereafter and continued to ‘translate’ psychological research into marketing and eventually business.
Since I am a fake one; despite that, I want Twitter should verify the Fakeness with a blue tick, as a genuine fake. Can I qualify if I also create my fake website to prove precisely that?
It's pretty unusual to have a tick that has embedded itself in the membrane like this.
It looks at this stage as if it (oil) has formed a little bit of a bottom and perhaps we're going to see a sustained price in the $30s, maybe trending back up to $40 dollars at some point, the macro picture takes all corners of the globe into account, and those corners seem to be improving ... and that's where I'm seeing the oil price tick higher.
Translations for tick
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- къ́рлеж, отме́ткаBulgarian
- tarlask, teureugBreton
- paparraCatalan, Valencian
- fajfka, klíště, tikot, tikatCzech
- Zecke, abhaken, ankreuzen, ticken, ZeckGerman
- garrapata, tictacSpanish
- kapar, akainBasque
- raksuttaa, hetki, pykälä, punkki, tikitys, luotto, oikein-merkki, vilaus, ruksata, tikittää, piiru, raksutusFinnish
- faire tic-tac, marque, graduation, cocher, coche, seconde, tique, tic-tac, taie, créditFrench
- gartan, strìochagScottish Gaelic
- carracha, carrapatoGalician
- kipipál, kullancs, pipa, ketyegHungarian
- caplak, bangsat, mencontreng, kutuIndonesian
- zecca, segno di spuntaItalian
- だに, ごさらぎJapanese
- кенеKikuyu, Gikuyu
- ZéckLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- aanvinken, teek, getik, tikken, vink, vinkje, aankruisen, tel, afvinkenDutch
- yaaʼNavajo, Navaho
- fajka, kleszcz, ptaszek, tykać, haczykPolish
- zecca, raischenRomansh
- căpușă, ticăiRomanian
- клещ, ти́канье, уда́р, поме́тка, пти́чка, ти́кнуть, мгнове́ние, на́волочка, отме́тка, [[отмеча́ть]] [[галочка, ти́кать, га́лочка, чехо́л, миг, тикRussian
- krpelj, крпељSerbo-Croatian
- këpushë, rriqërAlbanian
- fästing, tickSwedish
- bọ chétVietnamese
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